Ajinkya Rahane, the hero of India’s victory in Melbourne, which kicked off the team’s spectacular comeback in the last Border-Gavaskar trophy, has been a man in the spotlight due to his recent poor batsmanship. Rahane isn’t one to communicate his thoughts on daily issues or what is published about him. But the former India vice-captain has made some eye-opening remarks regarding his career, including the historic trip to Australia in 2020-21. Rahane has had his fair share of ups and downs over the last two years. Many experts believe he is nearing the end of his career. Many believe that Rahane has already played his last Test match for India. However, the individual believes that only those who have a full understanding of the game would make such remarks. Read more to know about Ajinkya Rahane’s Australia Tour.
Rahane took over the captaincy in the most difficult of circumstances when regular skipper Virat Kohli went out of Australia, leaving behind the disappointment of the humbling loss in the opener at Adelaide. What followed was one of the most spectacular turnarounds in Test history, as India came back to win the second match by eight wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, with Rahane leading the charge with a brilliant century.
Ajinkya Rahane on Australian tour
“I know what I’ve done in Australia series and that’s not my nature to go out there and take credits. Yes, there were few decisions that I had taken, but someone else took the credit. Important was for me to win the series.”Ajinkya Rahane in a chat on Backstage with Boria
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India’s humiliation in the first Test of the tour of Australia at Adelaide. Later Rahane took the key role in helping the team win the second Test in Melbourne by striking a hundred. India fought back and drew the Sydney Test before winning the final match in Gabba. Virat was the captain only in the first match of the tour. Rahane led the remaining three matches. Many people praised Rahane for the club’s historic victory at the time. But his position in the team is currently in jeopardy.
Rahane is ready to return to the Ranji Trophy for Mumbai after a disappointing tour in South Africa. Despite reports that he will not be considered for the Sri Lanka series, the veteran batsman is eager to demonstrate his abilities in the domestic arena and give selectors a reason to consider him.